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Beyond The Blog: Four Music Blogs For This Generation

Posted May 21

This O Music Awards, we chose not to feature our splendid “Beyond The Blog” category — however, that doesn’t mean that we haven’t been collecting and taking note of standout online music efforts over the past year. Check our four fine examples of innovative content-collecting after the jump!

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Sick Of Pageview Mania, Journalist Maura Johnston Launches Her Own Digital Magazine

Posted January 17

When the majority of people find themselves dissatisfied with their line of work, they stew in angry silence, perhaps taking to Twitter (or a real-life friend, even) to vent about their stagnated situations. If you’re music journalist Maura Johnston, however, such quiet desperation lights a fire under your desk chair so intense that you get up and move. That’s why Johnston — weary of the pageview-grubbing morass of the Web — has started her own digital magazine replete with content that she would want to read in the format she prefers. And, just for the hell of it, she named it after herself: Maura Magazine. Chew on that, media malcontents.

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